The most popular messenger among the subscribers of the Federal mobile operator Yota has become WhatsApp, according to a company report. On the second place by frequency of use was Viber.
As of January 2015, WhatsApp use about 43% of clients Yota, said in a statement cellular provider. Especially popular this messenger is in Khabarovsk (63%), Krasnodar (58%), Samara (48%) and Novosibirsk (45%).
Second place went to Viber, he expressed a preference about 32% of subscribers. This messenger is more popular in Moscow and St. Petersburg. In the capital it is used by 36% of clients Yota vs. 34% WhatsApp, in St. Petersburg, 44% against 28%.
In third place was Skype, which I use only 15% of users of Yota. It is noteworthy that Skype takes second place ranking in residents of Central Russia and the Urals – 36% and 31%, respectively. Rounded out the top 5 messengers Telegram (7%) and Facebook Messenger (3%). The greatest number of users last falls on Moscow and St. Petersburg.
“The popularity of instant messengers among the clients of mobile operator Yota is associated, primarily, with the fact that we offer real unlimited mobile Internet. Yota customers to conveniently send unlimited messages, photos, smileys, use video conferencing. We do not believe the traffic, so the clients about it just do not think,” says operations Director Yota Vladimir Dobrynin.
Note that according to the statistics, the polls, the most popular means of communication in Russia is Viber. According to statistics of the organization, it is preferred by 10% of the Russian users. The survey was conducted among 1,600 people in 46 regions on 21 and 22 March and June 6-7. Researchers at App Annie, in turn, argue that the most popular messenger in Russia is WhatsApp. With Viber in our country brings the most profit to its creators.